Onam releases 2016 - Who is the real winner? Progress report
Onam is considered as the best season for Malayalam movies. During this Onam season, in the history of Malayalam film industry all releases are performing well at the box office.
Oppam is the movie, which brings back the magical combo of Mohanlal – Priyadarshan. The movie got a highly positive response from the release day itself. The movie is still running with houseful boards even after 16 days of its release. Well-stitched story and Mohanlal factor help the movie to attract more attention among Onam releases. The movie is a crime thriller and Mohanlal plays the role of a blind person.
16 Days Gross: 21.45 Cr
Prithviraj Sukumaran’s Onam release Oozham got a mixed opinion from the audience, but that does not affect the box office performance of the movie and doing a steady business. This family thriller movie is written and directed by prominent director Jeethu Joseph. Weak and predictable script made this an average flick. The movie has an ensemble star cast of Prithviraj Sukumaran, Divya Pillai, Rasna Pavithran, Neeraj Madhav and Balachandra Menon.
15 Days Gross: 14.67 Cr
Welcome To central Jail
Janapriya Nayakan Dileep’s Onam release Welcome to Central Jail was released with a negative response from the audience. However, Dileep’s widespread acceptance among family audience and the humour element in the film helped the movie for doing an excellent business at the box office. The movie is written by Benny P. Nayarambalam and directed by Sundar Dass.
14 Days Gross 12.55 Cr
Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho
Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho starring Kunchacko Boban was also released during this Onam season. This movie marks the comeback of historical Malayalam movie Production Company Udaya Pictures. The movie is released with a highly positive response from all over, but the box office performance is mediocre because of tough competition. Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho is written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Siddhartha Siva.
12 Days Gross 3.87 Cr
Oru Muthassi Gadha
Oru Muthassi Gadha is a family comedy movie written and directed by Jude Anthany Joseph and the movie has received positive response from the audience. Oru Muthassi Gadha is delivering a steady performance at the box office. Meanwhile, Oru Muthassi Gadha has also been selected for the 24th Prague International Film Festival.
9 Days Gross: 3.15 Cr